What is Joe Riggs Net Worth?
Joe Riggs is an American professional mixed martial artist and former boxer who has a net worth of $1 million. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona on August 20, 1983. He competed in the UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator and World Series of Fighting.
Riggs began his career as an amateur fighter at the age of fifteen and went on to become a professional MMA fighter. His first fight was in 2003 when he won by submission against Omar Avelar. Since then, he has gone on to have a successful career in the sport, having fought for several major organizations such as UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator and World Series of Fighting.
Joe Riggs Early Life
Joe Riggs was born in Phoenix, Arizona on August 20, 1983. He started training in martial arts at the age of seven and began competing as an amateur fighter at the age of fifteen. He went on to become a professional MMA fighter and had his first fight in 2003 when he won by submission against Omar Avelar.
Riggs quickly rose through the ranks due to his aggressive style and impressive victories over notable fighters such as Chris Lytle and Nick Diaz. After gaining more experience in the sport, he signed with Strikeforce where he had a successful run until 2013 when he left for Bellator MMA.
Joe Riggs Career
Riggs made his debut in the UFC at UFC 49 where he fought Chris Lytle and lost by unanimous decision. After that, he fought for several other promotions including Strikeforce where he had notable wins over Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler among others. In 2013, Riggs signed with Bellator MMA where he continued to compete until 2017 when he retired from active competition due to health issues related to injuries sustained throughout his career.
Since retiring from active competition, Joe has kept busy with various projects including commentating for Combate Americas events as well as being a coach for Team Elevation MMA based out of Denver Colorado. In addition to this, Joe also runs his own podcast “The Joe Riggs Show” which focuses on interviews with fellow fighters as well as analyzing fight footage from around the world.
Joe Riggs Height & Weight
Joe stands at 5’10” tall (178 cm) and weighs 170lbs (77kg). His reach is 72 inches (183 cm).
Date of Birth of Joe Riggs
Joe Riggs birthday is August 20th 1983 making him 37 years old currently (as of 2020).
Joe Riggs Nationality
Joe is an American citizen born in Phoenix Arizona USA making him American by nationality